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let's go to storm track seve meteorologist denice pelster now for your first forecaa. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: cloudy skies have stuck with eastern iowa all day but luckily area rivers. while some rivers are falling, others are expected to crest in the next day or two. a strong low pressure system located out to our wwst is bringingngsnow totals over 7 inches to portions of nebraska and south dakota. while this low is expected to track into iowa, we will stay on the warm side. more rain is in our forecast for tonight into
laser lights are the season's most popular christmas light display across the united states- but they are also catching the attention of theives here in eastern iowa. kwwl's lauren moss speaking with a waterloo woman..and lauren she is just devastated someone stole her lights.. it goes beyond christmas lights for 75 year old marilyn walther. she says christmas lights have always reminded her of her late someone stole that from her..right out of her front yard and since laser lights are now sold out at majority of stores... her house will now remain dark..this holiday season. year with my great grandkids and grandkids and everything.." and to show it...marilyn walther got laser lights to decorate her home. the blue and white snowflakes and everybody commented,
those lights won't be shining... someonnstole them from her front yard. "i was so upset i cried and just a set of lights but it was of lights and they were just fantastic" marilyn says she likk christmtms lights because they remind her of her late husband.. one year we were on tv for the best lit up house and stuff and it wasgorgeous what he d..i'll never be able to do it like he but her lights are now gone.. "every place is sold out of them.. and sadly, marilyn says it's going to stayythat way this because not year.&this is christmas you should be able to put up what
marilyn bought the laser lights because as you saw from that video, her house is very tall..she can't go on a ladder by herself to put up regular lights. overall, she saa she's really upset someone stole these lights because she was excited to show them to her grandchildren and great grand children at a party she's hosting saturday. we've got yoocovered, lauuen moss ...kwwl news. marilyn filed a report with waterloo police and they are looking into this.. university of iowa presidenn bruce harreld is apologizing for a comment he made at a recent staff council meeting... harrled apparently said teachers who aren't prepared, should be shot. this.
comment but they did senen us an email harreld and an angry staff member following the remark... university librarian lisa gardinier spoke up after she heard u of i president bruce harreld she says in part, her initial email mentions the term "should be shot"and calls it "horrifying and unacceptable.." president harreld later replies it was an "unfortunate and off the cuff remark," and he does not support gun violence in any way. but the comment didn't make students happy either. (cg: olivia ginther/ udent) "i'm not sure if whht he said was taken out of context throughout the nation and also throughout the world we spoke with lisa gardinier today on the phone... she said harreld's comment was made rhetorically but it's not something to joke about... we did reach out to president
room in his schedule to meet with us... . we've got you covered live in iowa city kristin rogers kwwl news. we have the full email exchange on our website. check it out on kwwl dot com. a ten year old boy goes to the hospital after he's hit by a car, trying to get on the bus. it cedar falls at the intersection of 20th and college streets this morning... police say the boy stepped off the curb into traffic while he was walking toward the bus. he was taken to the hospital but we're told he is expected to recover from his injuries. more than 600 thousand students stay home today in los angeles -- after a possible terrorist threat. but a similar threat came to school districts across the country and they were deemed a hoax. jennifer bjorklund has the latest from los angeles... ron and amanda... an abundance of caution ... that is what closed more than nine hundred los angeles unified school district campuses today, and sent more than 750- thousand students home. just after 7 am, parents started getting notifictions to keep their kids home.
terrorism. (s/ brian gonzales / lausd just trying to figure out if this is real. i'm pretty sure i'm not the only one that's afraid.." a threat which law enforcement confirmed appeared to come from overseas was credible enough for the superintendent to shut the district down. (s/ superintendent ramon c. cortines / lausd :25 - :36) "based on past circumstances, i could not take the chance, as another threat... from the same ip address... and containing some of the same wording.. also was sent to new york city schools. new york police commissioner bill bratton... the former los angeles chief of police... says his department is investigating the email as a hoax. a vastly different reaction than his cross-country counterpart... (s/ mmissioner bill bratton / is not something we are overly concerned with. what we are 1:03 - 1:09)
no responsibility for the outcome of that decision. lapd chief charlie beck defends the decision to leave hundreds of thousands of potentially unsupervised students out of "southern california has been through .should we risk putting our children through the same? (s/ student / mos) there have been a lot of school shootings and i was just orried about my brother and happy to be holding loved ones just a little bit closer. jennifer bjorklund nbc news los angeles. the emailed threat mentioned explosive devices, assault rifles and pistols and appeared to originate from frankfurt, germany but officials say the location could have been masked and bounced and they suspect the origin is much closer. coming up... the last republican debate of the year - and the first since
bernardino. what to look for tonight. their hours to an extreme to accomodate holiday shoppers. that's coming up in just a few minutes. here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. storm track seven meteorologist denice pelster has your full forecast next. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by on facebook. you can also "like" our page to stay up to date on breaking news and weather information. "you're watching kwwl. we've meteorologist mark schnackenberg. this is the kwwl news at five." --------- --------- --------- --------- "now your storm track 7 information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: cloudy skies have stuck with anncr: when the attacks come here... ...the person behind this desk will have to protect your family. will he be impulsive and reckless, like donald trump? will he have voted to dramatically weaken counter-terrorism surveillance, like ted cruz?
here is additional forecast eastern iowa all day but luckily no rain has fallen across the already saturated grounds. flood warnnngs remain in effect for area rivers. while some rivers are falling, others are expected to crest in the next day or o. a strong low pressure system located out to our west is bringing snow totals over 7 inches to portions of nebraska and south dakota. while this low is expected to track into iowa, we will stay on
debate before the iowa caucus is just a few hours away. this debate is also the first since both the paris terror attackss and the mass shooting in san bernardino -- so national security is expected to be at the forefront of tonight's debate. standing center stage will be donald trump and texas senator ted cruz
-- both of who are sees a political danger in taking on trump, but to get the nomination - cruz supporters. loudprotest sounds trump encountered some opponents during a monday night rally ahead of tte debate in lls vegas. he was interupted by "black lives matter" protesters...
butted heads -- some proponents -- yelling
to shoot,,ight or lightt e opponents on fire. the value of iowa farmland is down for the secondstraight years. farm land values are down, on average, by nearly four percent this year -- putting the average cost of an acre at a little more than 76 hundred dollars an acre. the information on land prices comes from an iowa state university survey. farmland values p pked in 2013 -- 87 hundred an acre. people in an eastern iowa community say a road project in their neighborhood is a complte mess -- and it's costing thousands of dollars in taxpayer money. construction on farley road...which stretches nine miles from the towns of farley and cascade...has been stopped for one year now -- leaving three miles of it unpaved. dubuque county officals say there were numerous design issues from the start. people in the area say they have to live with the mess because of poor planning.g. keep a a avel road that gets
semi's coming in and out of here too." the road project is now about five- hundred thousand dollars over budget. and it doesn't seem like neighbors in the area will soon get any relief. supervisors say it's questionable when it will be done. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... a retail giant has a solution for you. and... after weeks of researching and searching, did explorers find a fabled, hidden nazi treasure? --------- ---------
----kohls says they'll stay open for 170 hours straight starting december 17th at seven in the morning. the store will stay open until six in the evening on christmas eve. kohls has offered these marathon- style store hours for the past several holiday shopping seasons. the search for a hidden nazi treasure comes up short... a pair of explorers claim they found train loads of stolen nazi treasure earlier this year --
people to try and find the gold. today a group of polish experts announced their findings -- they say the claims of treasure are "inconclusive.. going on to say their may be a tunnel with gold - but no trains. a new pictures is giving an increadible bird's eye view to a volcanic eruption... check it out - this picture is from nasa... you can't actually see mount etna because it's underneath a massive cloud of ash. this picture wss taken december fourth as nasa's terra satellite passed over italy. a series of eruptions this month are its first in two years. the power of the force was on display in hollywood for the world premieiee of star waas: the monday night was the film's premiere at the famed grauman's chinese theatre in hollywood, california. after years of delays "star wars: the force awakens" opens friday in theaters wwrldwide. the red carpet was four times longer than the carpet used at
after 35 years with the today shoo -- willard scott looks back on his career as he retires today.... "i don't know where all this retirement i said i'm expiring not retiring. i'm gonna be - i said you'd better change the locks on that door. i've retired twice before you know." al roker helped scott sign off for the last time today. and so much more- is stepping down after 65 years with the network... here's a live look at the hawkeye community college skycam. storm track seven meteorologist denice pelsterhas a final look at your weather next. we'll be right
paris: there's a lot to do on a dairy farm. nobody's gonna do it for you. you have to get out there and do it yourself. bernie s sders is a well-known friend of family farms. bernie cannot be bought out by big money. bernie's opinion cannot be purchased. it's time for our next president to get in there, roll up his sleeves, take off the gloves, and take on wall street,t, take on big business, take on big money, and get the working class back to where they should be. he's aock. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. coming up tonight on the kwwl news at six... graduates of johnson county drug treament court recieved